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raspberries

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 21:01

I will be watching this thread with interest - we had our first year of Polkas this autumn and they were fab.  Would like that to continue for a few years yet.  So apart from cutting back this year's canes (?? to the ground, or leave a few inches?? - not sure if the new canes sprout from the rootstock, or from the base of the last year stems ), and adding a good mulch come the spring, is there anything else we should be doing?

never grown any sort of raspberries before

NYD flower count 2015

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 16:03
Which half LilyP

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Posted: 03/01/2015 at 09:53

Hi Woody - other side of Forest to you - just outside Dibden Purlieu

NYD flower count 2015

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 09:20

Panda - i'd rope Bernard in

Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 03/01/2015 at 09:19

Great news Matty - so pleased about your news, and that littlest arrival is doing well too

Visions of Steve soaring through the air (is it a bird? Is it a plane? ...) have made me lol.  God bless autocorrect

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Posted: 03/01/2015 at 09:11

Chucking it down here too.  But the rain and the cold to come are just what my yellowrattle seeds needed to settle them in and encourage them to grow.

Today is my Dad's birthday so we are off to the New Forest for a Pub lunch to help him celebrate. More eating.  My gruel diet starts on Monday (when I am also back at work - might as well pile on the misery)

Get if off your chest.

Posted: 02/01/2015 at 18:02

Great news Philippa - will be great if it all gets sorted and you remain on friendly terms.  Hope the "lettered" treeman comes to the same conclusion.

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Posted: 02/01/2015 at 17:56

Lizzie - the new guinea BL's are still fungus free (and v beautiful) so its fine for you to keep your name just as it is

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/65217.jpg?width=500&height=350&mode=max

 

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Posted: 02/01/2015 at 17:35

Got GBGR on record thanks Panda - there is an Alan T one on back gardens the same evening a bit later I think.  Also Allotment Challenge starts tonight ....so much gardening TV

Just been out there weeding and clearing leaves -  all my snowdrops are showing and all my hellebores have big fat buds......oh, the anticipation.  OH helped me plant two grasses that Santa brought me, and I planted the last of the yellow rattle seed using the new rake (Santa too ).

And we moved Mr Chicky's christmas pressie into place by the GH, ready for lettuce growing:

http://s4.gardenersworld.com/uploads/images/original/65216.jpg?width=307&height=350&mode=max

 So all in all a good days work (and I have just written all about it in my diary - see NY resolution thread)

NYD flower count 2015

Posted: 02/01/2015 at 10:21

Thats what I meant Dove - said my spelling was suspect

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